Brewed by Orkney (Sinclair Breweries)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Stromness, Scotland


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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Bottle; Filtered. 500ml.
Previously 3.8%.
"A light and refreshing beer. A surprisingly full mouth-feel with a superior balance of malt and hop, and a rewarding fruit finish."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrJamesMcEwan (207) - SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2015
* Bottle. Pours cloudy honey colour, with an off-white head. * Aroma is citrus fruits, strong apricot. * Palate is light bodied, high carbonation, very fine bubbles. * Taste is apricot, grassy, bitter, a bit metallic. * Finish is dry, grassy and a bit metallic. * Mild, easy drinking, high carbonation very fine bubbles, a bit metallic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moebbels (728) - FINLAND - FEB 12, 2015
Pours a hazy yellow body with a quickly settling white head. Nose has fresh citrus notes, hay and resin. Taste is mildly bitter and dry, finishing with a smooth, lingering bitterness. Carbonation is on the lower side ad palate feels suprisingly full. A nice, refreshing drink!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
massingasetta (670) - München, GERMANY - JAN 26, 2015
The pour, smell and optics are all good to very good. The foam crown is solid but not lasting. Tastes like a British pint through and through. Slightly bitter and more tasty in smaller doses. All in all a good but not overwelming beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (862) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Bottle at Home. Lovely clear amber ale with a decent white frothy head. Hoppy malty notes, not massive hops but noticeable. Semi fruit finish, dry finish. Not Twig, pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LED40 (100) - SCOTLAND - DEC 10, 2014
Notes of citrus and grass in the aroma. Pours nicely carbonated with a golden appearance and white head. The taste is sweet with medium hop bitterness and hints of apricot noticeable. The body is fairly thick but overall a highly quaffable and refreshing drink if not remarkable. Quite lager like in a lot of ways but overall far superior.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gegwilson (3284) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle from a Glasgow ASDA. Amber with a thin off-white head. The taste is light citrus with a weird tobacco after taste. Can’t say I overly enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mighty_meadow (308) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2014
Golden honey colour with big thin white head. Lemon straw biscuit and slightly biscuity taste. Nice wee tickle on the tongue I’ve had more interesting beers but this is hitting the spot just fine.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
djoeye (3835) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2014
Clear golden body, persistent off white head, varied lacing. Aroma; floral hops, faint liquorice, pale malts. Taste; pale malts, yellow apple, very mild hops, notes of white bread, bun dough, faint berries. Bread, berries, fruitiness and sweetness in finish. Easy on palate, with fine carbonation and acceptable body. Mild, easy, alright. [50cl brown bottle, abv4.0%, BB feb.2015, B@K skanssi Turku, T@höme]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suurjuust (2917) - ESTONIA - SEP 21, 2014
Clear pale gold, smallish white head with okay retention. Nose is citrus, malt, fruitydusty notes, hops, minerals. Flavor is lemony tones mixed with malt, grass, hops in the finish. Very drinkable and airy, not too interesting though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rotaman14 (561) - Wiesbaden, Hesse, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2014
Goldene Farbe, mit kleiner weißer Schaumkrone. Zitrone, Graß, ein wenig Malz im Aroma. Schmeckt leicht säuerlich, hier dominieren die Zitrusnoten.

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